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sticking around at least for today. tomorrow things are going to change. sky 6 hd showing you the ben franklin bridge after we get through the rain today. temperatures are going to plummet tomorrow as we go throughout the day. melissa magee is at the "action news" big board with the details. >> we have to have something so to celebrate on friday temperatures are mild and back to reality as we get into the start of the weekend. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan you see the rain across much of the delaware and lehigh valleys and heavier pockets now along the i-95 metro area and to the northern and west. street level stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you heavier rain now between jenkin town and philadelphia just to the east of i-76 and palmyra dealing with moisture and same in media. we are with the moisture on and off for the day. as far as visibility it's impacted because of the moisture. down to a half mile in philadelphia. if you are doing some traveling
by air check ahead with the carrier for weather related travel delays and 3 miles in allentown and down to a mile in toms river and 1.7 in wilmington. temperatures though pretty warm, 62 right now in philadelphia. and we had a record high this morning in allentown 63. and the poconos had a record this morning of 58 and 66 in dover, and lancaster 62. as we go through the afternoon have the wet weather gear with you. we have the moisture some of which is heavy at time. same thing if you step out on the town. 8:00 we have the moisture across much of the region and watch what happens overnight into the morning, 3:00 in the morning this showing you mixed precipitation for the poconos and northern lehigh valley and north berks county. that is an issue with a winter weather advisory. just to the north and west at the onset depending how quickly
it comes in. and some spots could wake up to a light glaze. we'll talk about that and the crash in the temperatures too gray all coming up. >> thank you. well, he was fatally injured while battling a house fire in philadelphia last weekend and today. several firefighters and loved one said a final farewell. the funeral procession for matthew letourneau. his flag draped casket was placed on top of his a fire engine from his company. letourneau was an 11 year department of the department. lets go live to the basilica now the funeral procession now over. and the casket is placed on top of the fire truck, a rainy and somber day, it makes the funeral even more somber but a final farewell for lieutenant letourneau who was killed doing what he loved. fighting fires and helping the
community and his body will be taken to peter and paul. and you see the support from the community. >> incredible. a customer inside of a barbershop tried to stop an armed man that came in to rob the business. the victim is recovering and police have someone in custody. vernon odom is live for us now at the police station in tioga-nicetown with the latest. >> reporter: good afternoon alicia. that person a 17-year-old male is being questioned here in the 35th police district by detectives at this hour. they are looking for a second gunman still on the loose and in the meantime the heroic person, the victim, is battling for his life. officers canvassed the block at 27th looking for video that could lead them to the gunman that shot a good samaritan
customer. the 27-year-old victim remains in extremely critical condition after surgery. police say that two gunman entered the establishment at 9:00 and a mother was there with her two children. they were getting haircuts and the gunman announced a robbery and the victim tried to stop them and the victim was shot in the leg and chest. >> at one point the victim of the shooting and one of the perpetrators were involved in a struggle inside of the barbershop. at least one shot fired. and the struggle spilled out on to the sidewalk and there were several other shots fired and that is when our 27-year-old victim who was waiting for a haircut was shot two times. >> the 2900 block of north 22nd is a busy business corridor and closed down at 6:00 each night and other nearby merchants are stunned by the botched robbery and shooting. i feel bad for the man and the
business period. it's just not safe. it's hard to own a business on the block. >> again, that 27-year-old shooting victim struggling fighting for his life at this hour. at temple university hospital. police are talking to one person here a person of interest and seeking a second one. vernon odom, channel 6 "action news" at the 35th police district. >> thank you. no arrests are made in connection with a deadly shooting in delaware county overnight. police tell "action news" that the victim was found on the street on the 1,000 block of barker road in darby township at midnight. the victim was shot in the head at close range. so far no word on the person's identity or a motive for this shooting. fire crews respond to a fire on a pier in the penn's landing section of philadelphia. it began at 4:45 on the 300 block of north christopher
columbus boulevard. the fire was under control in about an hour and no injuries were reported and investigators are working to determine what sparked the blaze. today president trump sign aid proclamation in onner of the martin luther king jr. holiday ahead of the signing the president said quote, today we celebrate dr. king for standing up for the self-evident truth that americans hold so dear. no matter the color of our skin we are all equal by god. >> but he apparently made crude remarks about haiti and african-american countries. >> and there say fallout for his reported use of vulgar comments and the president that responded to it and a top democrat is speaking out. kenneth moton has the latest from washington. >> reporter: president trump reacting to the reported use of a vulgar slur during a oval office meeting with lawmakers
working on an immigration deal. the president was angry that he learned the deal would include the immigrants from african countries and haiti. why are we having all the s-holes coming here from these countries. haiti is a trouble and poor country. >> the one democrat in the oval office meeting called the denial a lie. >> it was not true he said these hateful things and said them repeatedly, it was a heart breaking moment. >> thank you. >> days after trump welcomed the norwegian prime minister. sources said the president should bring in more people from countries like norway. saying that the president wants to welcome immigrants that can
contribute society and assimilate into the our great nation. fallout overseas and at home. mia love called them unkind, divisive and elitist. >> the president's comments come as lawmakers work on a bipartisan deal to protect the dreamers and boost border security. kenneth moton abc news washington. all right as we continue the countdown kickoff for the eagles playoff game against the falcons, fans everywhere are cheering on their team. ♪ fly eagles fly on the road to victory ♪ >> they are in the right spirit. the kids showed off their spirit by singing the eagles fight song, everyone there including the teachers and staff at the school in cheltenham were wearing their eagles green. >> and the philadelphia eagles have made it to the super bowl
twice before but lost both times. dick vermeil was the coach of the birds when they lost to oakland in 1981. we caught up with him in northern liberties and talked about the chances in the playoff game and what he thinks about nick foles. >> he is not carson wentz nor will he ever be but at the top of his game he can do a couple of things that carson doesn't do as well as they does. and the falcons are a better team than people give them credit for. i think the eagles with beat them but we have to play very, very well. kickoff is set for 4:35. we want you to keep your team spirit coming. look at everyone showing off the eagles green and share your photos or videos with us and share the #6abcaction. or on facebook and post them on our "action news" wall as well. and as can you see we share
them. even the trolls with the pink hair. everybody has the eagles attire. >> much more to come. we see more of the destruction from the mudslide in california. as they try to pick up the pieces out west well learn more about the people who lost their lives. >> and this shocking scene from texas after a big rig went off an overpass and landed on top of that car. we'll have the stories and more when "action news" continues.
take a look at this incredible video showing just how powerful and destructive the mudslides are out west. firefighters in burbank captured the poemt that the mud flow pushed the car down a road and there was a man and woman inside of that vehicle. pretty amazing the driver was able to maneuver the car safely. and they were not hurt. simply amazing we are learning
more about the 17 people that have been killed by the mudslides, the oldest victim was a man that just celebrated hid 89th birthday and the youngest was a 3-year-old girl. alex stone has the latest from los angeles. >> reporter: nearly the entire city under a mandatory evacuation order some 10,000 residents forced to leave their homes allowing crews cleat access to all areas strewn with debris credited dangerous and hazardous. >> we just found this this morning. i want you to listen that is a gas main spewing gas tore days. >> and the mudslide voiing or damaging 500 businesses or homes. >> we made back absolutely nothing. >> i have been here for 40 years and this is the worst thing i have ever scene. >> at least 17 people are dead
including rebecca riskin her son robert getting the grim news. i hope that she knows i was giving everything to find her. >> now k-9s and rescue workers are trudging through the mud hopefully to find people alive. >> people are missing 8 or 9 days and they find them alive. people are working hard to make that happen. >> people forced to leave their homes will not be able to return until the evacuation orders are lifted that may not happen for two weeks. a big rig fell off a busy overpass in texas and landed on top of the car below and some how everyone involved survived this, look at this incredible and scary scene. police say that the driver of an suv hit the back of the truck causing the truck to jackknife and trip over the overpass. boy. they say that the truck was empty otherwise the car it
landed on would have been crushed. the drivers of the car and truck were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. facebook plan to overhaul the way users news feeds look and work. with meaningful interactions, they are changing their algorithm to favor posts of friends and family over pages from publishers. and it will do better than posts that people skim and pass of without commenting and this comes amid criticism that they created an addictive platform. and topping the people scene honored the brightest stars. the shape of water got best picture. the most honored film of the evening taking home four awards, they are the most accurate predictor of the academy award nominations and it was a crowded weekend at the box office, paddington 2 and proud mary all
opened nationwide. it will be up against the post starring merle streep and tom hanks but it will be another weekend on top for jumanji welcome to the jungle. sky 6 hd showing you the philadelphia international airport. wet, soggy and dreary, and it's in the 60s. 62 degrees and cold is coming back. melissa magee has the update.
the "action news" got an inside look at the upcoming exhibit of the american revolution. among his troops, washington's war tent in a newly discovered water color opens tomorrow and runs through february 19th and features a 235-year-old seven foot panoramic painting with the only known depiction of george washington's headquarter tents.
and there will be a series of public lectures an amazing museum. melissa magee has the accuweather forecast. will the rain linger and will the warmth stick around? >> yes, and no. we'll so you the details, double scan live radar we have rain here in philadelphia. scattered around the delaware and lehigh valleys and scattered on street levels at stormtracker 6 live double scan and you see the moisture in chadds ford and into philadelphia. and also into interior section ises of south jersey. we'll go in tighter on street level into new jersey now. you see light moisture in medford lakes and same for letter berlin and mag ga. this fills in through the rest of the day. sky 6 hd looking at the commodore barry bridge on this friday afternoon we are locked in the cloud cover and a lot low
clouds and fog and we are down to a half mile as far as the visibility is concerned. 62 mild and warm in philadelphia. and 63 in reading and 58 in the poconos and after a record high in the poconos. and 64 in trenton and 66 in dover, satellite 6 along with action radar showing you that rain stretching out from new england back to the ohio valley and points to the south and there is colder air to the northern and with west. the colder air pushes into our region for the start of our weekend. future tracker 6 showing you later on today at 2:00 moisture and pockets of heavy rain across the region, in and out of the activity and some spots see a lull and nonetheless it stays with us at 7:30 tonight. and 4:30 in the morning during the overnight hours, here is the first answer to gray's question. the moisture is overhead and moves out about 7:00, 8:00 tomorrow morning, but off to the
north and west where we have a winter weather advisory in the overnight hour, there could be a light glaze or mixed precipitation before things clear on out. periods of rain and some is heavy at times and high temperature in the lower 60s and more rain overnight tonight and breezy and we'll dip down to 47 degrees in philadelphia. here is the other change, 6:00 this evening, look at these numbers, we are still warm in the 60s in most spots the exception the poconos. watch what happens in the overnight hour, 28 in the poconoss 35 for reading and that is why they have the concern with frozen stiptation 60 in philadelphia and 58 in allentown as we get into tomorrow afternoon. these are not windchills these are the air temperatures tomorrow. 27 degrees in allentown and 32 just at the freezing mark in philadelphia at 1:30 nast noon. something to keep in mind if you head to the linc eagles taking on the falcons in the playoff
game. forum quarter 27 and windchills in the teens and 20s. here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast periods of rain today. high temperature up to 63 and windy and temperatures falling into the 30s tomorrow afternoon and brisk and cold on sunday and increasing clouds on monday 32 and we are back if the freezer tuesday, wednesday and thursday. with the possibility of some snow guys. not the answer you are looking for? >> but we have to take it. >> hashtag winter. >> thank you. most folks know this, every january philadelphia magazine comes out with the list of 50 assignments, there are a lot of great spots on the list but in this week's fyi philly we highlighted the new comers, take a look. >> piniella grill is on the corner of 10th and spruce for a decade but it's the new concept that landed them on the best list.
>> and cheerful and tasty. >> tasty dishes is the grilled eggplant salad and hummus and pita and the gyro. made out of beef and pork. >> kabobs are the center piece of the menu. >> it's a popular item. >> and chef grew up eating kabobs and shows us how it is done. >> take the salad and everything you want in and put it up and enjoy. it's comfortable food with a mission. >> everything happening here is giving back to the community. >> 100% of the profits go to the broad street ministry to help the needy citizens. >> you can't walk 100 yards without seeing someone suffering. >> the food is special too. think matso ball soup.
and travel a half mile west and find the husband and wife run koi dog. they call it the happiest restaurant in the city. >> it's a popular plate lunch. >> a check enfried in a japanese batter and the poke bowls are a favorite. >> and you'll find spam -- >> obviously that is the influence of the american g i'm's going to hawaii. and favorite recipes likanty eileen's fridayed mack salad. >> dessert. >> yummy. >> now we are all starving. it's almost lunch time tomorrow we celebrate all things new in the new year. watch it tomorrow night at 7:00 here on 6 abc.
it's raining out there guys and take it easy. we have the numbers for you. 63 and 64 along the i-95 metro areas and cloudy and wet with periods of rain on and off through the day and temperatures crashing into the 30s tomorrow. >> that is it for "action news" at noon. now for melissa magee, demeanor, rick williams and sara bloomquist and the entire "action news" team i'm gray hall, make it a great day. >> stay dry.
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